Dan Svantesson

Dan Svantesson

Professor Dan Svantesson is the Co-Director of the Centre for Commercial Law in the Faculty of Law at Bond University. He specialises in international aspects of the IT society, a field within which he has published a range of books and articles, and given presentations in Australia, Asia and Europe.

Professor Svantesson is also a Researcher at the Swedish Law & Informatics Research Institute, Stockholm University (Sweden) and the Managing Editor for International Data Privacy Law, published by Oxford University Press, to name a few.

Earlier this year he received an Australian Research Council Future Fellowship to investigate jurisdictional law for the Internet.

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Creepy cyberstalking just got a whole lot easier

Creepy cyberstalking just got a whole lot easier

01 Nov 12 Imagine that you are sitting on a bus. A few seats ahead of you, you see a person you think…... Read more

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Advocating risk management is not “victim blaming”

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From: Hasbro, go straight to gaol, do not pass go

Tim says:

They should update other things in the game too. Instead of a get out of jail free card, they should have a Dodgy Lawyer card that not only gets you out of jail straight away but also gives you a fat payout in compensation for daring to arrest you in the first place. Instead of getting a hotel when you… [read more]

From: A guide to summer festivals especially if you wouldn’t go

Kel says:

If you want a festival for older people or for families alike, get amongst the respectable punters at Bluesfest. A truly amazing festival experience to be had of ALL AGES. And all the young "festivalgoers" usually write themselves off on the first night, only to never hear from them again the rest of… [read more]

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Superman needs saving

Superman needs saving

Can somebody please save Superman? He seems to be going through a bit of a crisis. Eighteen months ago,… Read more

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